Category Archives: Digital and ICT

FREE Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Science in Computing Full Time and now Part-Time (Even if EMPLOYED)

There are thousands of unfilled positions in the ICT sector in Ireland. The ICT industry needs talented and skilled graduates to fill these positions. Dublin Business School (DBS) in conjunction with Microsoft Ireland, their Partner Network and other Industry Partners … Continue reading

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Major Digital Skills Deficit in Growth Sectors, says Leading Educator and Entrepreneur

Improving digital skills among existing workers, as well as new graduates, will be crucial if we are to maintain Ireland’s competitive edge in a number of growth sectors. That’s according to Paul Dunne, CEO and Founder of Digital Skills Academy. … Continue reading

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Trinity College’s magnetic discovery

Scientists at Trinity College in Dublin just might have made a discovery that could change the way data is stored. The creation of an alloy of manganese, ruthenium and gallium, known as MRG, was led by Professor Michael Coey, an … Continue reading

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Free HDip in Software Design and Development at NUI Galway

With many of the world’s top tech-based companies based in Ireland, the IT sector here offers the real possibility of generating job opportunities. The only downside is that there is a noted skills shortage among the country’s workforce. This is … Continue reading

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Turning Ireland into an ‘internet capital’

The Irish Government has announced a series of educational and legislative reforms as part of its ongoing efforts to establish Ireland as the internet capital of Europe; a foremost location for companies looking to start and grow tech business. Central … Continue reading

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Big data’s a big deal in the beautiful game too

You can’t watch a game of football these days without being bombarded by all kinds of facts, figures and statistics – the distances players have covered, the areas of possession, shots on target, passes completed, form guides – such data … Continue reading

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Recharged: Researchers at UL develop battery life-extending nanotechnology

As discussed in our previous blog, researchers at university-level in Ireland has been making big waves of late. Last time we covered some of the top-class work being conducted at NUI Galway; this time, it’s a team of researchers at … Continue reading

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Gaining Insight: New Data Analytics Research Centre to launch this week

Efforts to posit Ireland as something of an international technology hot spot look set to be taken up a notch with the launch of Insight, a new research centre for the study of data analytics. With an almost daily stream … Continue reading

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Computing the possibilities of a Higher Diploma

With 9 of the top 10 US information and computer technology (ICT) companies operating in Ireland, some 36,000 people employed in the sector and abundant opportunites for those with the right skills, some have made the claim that when it … Continue reading

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Researchers to receive funding of 16.8 million euro

Ambitions of establishing Ireland as a hub of world-class research have been given a welcome boost with the announcement that the Irish Research Council is to provide a significant cash injection to a number of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers. Competition … Continue reading

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